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CONSCIENCE: THE MOST SACRED OF ALL PROPERTY

April 6, 2015

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“Let your conscience be your guide.” A couple of generations ago that phrase could be used freely and everyone knew what was meant by it.  Today, I’m not so sure!!  But the subject’s worth looking at precisely because our conscience does guide us.  It causes great conflict within us if we act contrary to it. […]

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PRINCIPLES, OR JUST ADVICE?

April 1, 2015

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You may wonder at the topics that appear on this blog.  What do they have to do with parenting?  When you talk about American, are you being political?  When you say Christian, are you discriminating?  The topics you write about don’t seem to have anything in common with the nitty gritty of where I live […]

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WELCOME TO MY JOURNEY: RE-PARENTING FOR REAL

March 25, 2015

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A couple of days ago I posted a blog about Re-parenting, and explained what it is.  From working with my clients and through my own experience, I realized just how difficult it is to understand the concept and grab hold of it for yourself.  It makes such a huge difference in life, and it’s such […]

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My Thoughts on Christmas

December 15, 2014

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I so longed for beauty and to bring something that’s of worth to the Lord as an offering at Christmas and to the children out of my love for them and my need to express it with something of my own making – something that’s a part of me – given to them.  That desire […]

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The Feminine Heart

July 30, 2013

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The following devotion was in my inbox this morning and although I have read John and Staci Eldredge’s books many times, recommended them, and taught them, this isolated excerpt had a focused impact upon me this morning.  I immediately thought of my 7 children and 2 step-daughters and shared it with them . . . […]

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Step Parenting

May 7, 2013

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In my experience as an educator, counselor, and life coach, by far the most challenging area of parenting is step-parenting.  For that reason, I have created a separate category on this website especially for those who are facing the unique challenges and, yes, opportunities that step-parenting affords. Integrating two unique family styles, various personalities and […]

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